The Rock and the Bird

Here’s a book I illustrated this year that is published by Epigram Books. The art style is quite different from the projects I usually do and it was a great experience to work with designer Caslyn Ong, who had a similar vision for the book as I did. Many thanks to editor Sheri Tan for her support and help.


These are some of the initial sketches while I was trying to get a grasp on the character and look/feel of the book. I think the hardest challenge was to create an emotional impact with an inanimate character that had no way of expressing itself.



Some of the interior pages of the book.

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There’ll be a book launch at Woods in the Books this Friday, 17 Jan 2014 at 7pm.

Venue: No. 3 Yong Siak Street, Tiong Bahru
Time: 7:00pm